Monday, 30 March 2015 - 20:24
Kumar Sangakkara selected to ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup team
The International Cricket Council today announced the team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and Sri Lanka's prolific batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been selected as the wicketkeeper-batsman.
The 2015 Cricket World Cup runner-up New Zealand's Brendon McCullum has been chosen as the captain of the ICC team following his "aggressive, innovative and inspirational leadership" during the 44-day tournament.
In addition to McCullum and Sangakkara, the side includes four New Zealanders - Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Martin Guptill, Daniel Vettori - three Australians in Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith and Mitchell Starc, and two South Africans, AB de Villiers and Morne Morkel.